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VACANCY: Bioinformatician Programmer

Edinburgh Genomics (EG), is UK’s leading academic open-access genomics service provider, based at the University of Edinburgh across two Colleges, The College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and The College of Science and Engineering. EG receives strategic funding from NERC, BBSRC and MRC, and currently operates Illumina NovaSeq, Hiseq, MiSeq and PacBio Sequel sequencers in addition to...

VACANCY: Training and Outreach Manager

Edinburgh Genomics is a leading provider of advanced genomics services combining the latest high-throughput technologies with world-class laboratory and bioinformatics expertise. We are now seeking an experienced Training and Outreach Manager (TOM), with a background in delivering high-quality training in informatics and/or biosciences, to join our talented team, based at the Genome Science...

£1.7M of Innovate UK funding will help tackle silent killer that could affect one in four Scots

Eagle Genomics and the Stratified Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre (SMS-IC) have been awarded a £1.7M collaborative grant from Innovate UK (the UK’s innovation agency), for a ground-breaking project that could help develop new tests and treatments for patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The project will involve genetic sequencing of 1000 liver biopsy samples from within...

Edinburgh Genomics to Deploy Illumina’s NovaSeq platform

Scientists in Scotland have gained access to the most up-to-date gene sequencing technology, aiding research to better understand human and animal diseases. The technology – acquired by the University of Edinburgh – will enable studies into the genetics of virtually any species, including bacteria and viruses as well as plants. Experts at the University’s Edinburgh Genomics facility say the new...

Award winning Scottish research could pave the way for ‘low-emission cattle’

A Scottish study that potentially paves the way for the breeding of low-emission livestock has won the prestigious PLOS Genetics R esearch P rice for 2017. The research, the result of a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh, Scotland’s Rural College and the University of Aberdeen, identified a genetic link between host animals, the microbiome within their digestive tract and the...

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